Evangelization Resources

Evangelization Resources

A Time to Listen, A Time to Heal, A resource directory for reaching out to inactive Catholics; United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Committee on Evangelization, publication #5-306

Christian Hospitality, Communication Center, Evangelization Ministry
Archdiocese of Louisville, phone (502) 636-0296

On Creating the Evangelizing Parish, Frank DeSiano CSP and Kenneth Boyack CSP, Paulist Press

Evangelization in the Modern World, Encyclical of Pope Paul VI, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops; publication # 129-6

Go and Make Disciples, A National Plan and Strategy for Catholic Evangelization in the United States; United States Conference of Catholic Bishops; publication # 556-9 English; #592-5 Spanish

Lay Ministers, Lay Disciples: Evangelizing Power in the Parish, Susan Gerding PhD and Frank DeSiano CSP, Paulist Press

Sowing New Seed, Frank P. DeSiano CSP, Paulist Press

The Evangelizing Catholic, Frank P. DeSiano CSP, Paulist Press

Thy Kingdom Come, A Manual for Evangelization Staff; United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, publication # 5-304

Follow Me, Disciples for the 21st Century, A parish development process; National Pastoral Life Center, St. Anthony Messenger Press

Parish Works, Idea source for parish leaders and decision makers; published nine times a year by Liguori Publications; Jean Marie Hiesberger, Editor; inquiries, phone 816-363-8489.

Gifts Unfolding, The Lay Vocation Today with Questions for Tomorrow; Bishops’ Committee on the Laity, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops,
Publication #348-5

Called and Gifted for the Third Millennium, reflection of the U.S. Catholic Bishops on the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity and the Fifteenth Anniversary of Called and Gifted; publication # 5-002

The Parish Management Handbook, A Practical Guide for Pastors, Administrators, and Other Parish Leaders; edited by Charles E. Zech; Twenty-Third Publications

Top 10 reasons to Come Back to the Catholic Church, Our Sunday Visitor, by Lorene Hanley Duquin

How to Run A Committee or Organization, A Manual for Church Leaders; Louis A. Towson Resource Publications, Inc. San Jose, CA

Light of Faith Series, 6 Adult Learning Sessions; Christina A. Spahn/Sylvia DeVillers; The Center for Learning, Villa Maria, PA 16155

Great Ideas from Great Parishes, A Parish Handbook from Renew International; Mary Ann Jeselson & Carole Garibaldi Rogers; Liguori Publications

Order resources or obtain a catalog
Pastoral Planning Programs

Parish Life Survey – (CARA) Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate; Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057-1203; telephone: 202.687.8080;

ENVISION – A Christ Centered Pastoral Planning Process; Paulist National Catholic Evangelization Association, 3031 Fourth Street, NE, Washington DC, 20017; telephone 202.832.5022;

To order resources or obtain a catalog of other USCCB titles,
call 800-235-8722. The web site is

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